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Residents of Upper Providence are required by Ordinance to have their refuse collected by a licensed collector with whom the Township has contracted for such purpose. 
Section 1062.04 - Compliance: residential and nonresidential waste; regulations; bulk waste
Section 1062.09 Fees

A. J. Blosenski
P.O. Box 392
Elverson, PA 19520

3-year contract January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017

Service questions may be directed to Blosenski at 610-942-2707
Billing questions should be directed to Blosenski at 610-942-2707.


$220.56 each year

Quarterly Billing Cycle:
1st quarter - January-March
2nd quarter - April-June

3rd quarter-July-September
4th quarter-October-December

Convenient ways to pay your bill:
1. Auto Pay - authorize AJB to automatically deduct your payment using a checking account or any major credit card.
2. Online- make payment on line at
3. By phone - accepts all major credit cards or checks
4. By mail - check, money order. Send payment to A. J. Blosenski, Inc. P.O. Box 392, Elverson, PA 19520

Residents may contact Blosenski regarding TV, refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner and dehumidifier disposal for a fee. Or look for an e-waste event in the area. 


Do you need a new recycling can?  Residents may purchase a new can and lid at the township building for $15.00.  Free recycling stickers are also available to place on your own can for additional recycling.  If you moved into the township and a can was not left with the property please let us know and we will provide you with one free of charge. (proof of residency required)   Office hours are M-F 8:30-2:00

Curbside Services in the contract include the following:

Twice weekly collection of refuse
Weekly collection of recyclables
Weekly bulk pick-up

yardwaste collection (1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month)

Collection of Bagged leaves

Collection of holiday trees


Refuse and recycling that falls on these holidays will NOT be collected.  Residents will need to wait until their next scheduled refuse and recycling day for collection.

Martin Luther King Day
January 16
Good Friday
April 14
Primary Election Day
May 16
Memorial Day
May 29
Independence Day
July 4
Labor Day
September 4
General Election Day
November 7
Thanksgiving Day
November 23
Christmas Day
December 25

Moving? Residents/ Realtors - contact A. J. Blosenski @ 610-942-2707 for a final balance prior to settlement.


Refuse & Recycling Schedule by street A1, A2, B3, B4

click to find your street

Household Hazardous Waste 2017 Schedule

There will be NO e-waste collection at the HHW events

Latex paint is NOT HHW details on how to dispose ot it

Medical waste disposal

County List of Recyclers   click

Additional Useful Recycling Information supplied by County click

Delaware County Solid Waste Authority Recycling Igloo locations - click

Delaware County Solid Waste Authority Paper Drop Off locations click


Common Battery Disposal and Recycling Methods click

TV's, Computers and related components


Information from Department of Environmental Protection:  New Electronics Recycling Law states that consumers and businesses can no longer dispose of covered devices, such as computers, laptops, monitors and televisions with their trash. . DEP also has a toll-free hotline at 1-800-346-4242 for questions about electronic recycling requirements.

Below are some other suggestions on how to dispose of these items:

      Salvation Army at 66 Chester Pike in Darby will accept WORKING TVs of all sizes.
      Salvation Army - (only working tv's) for details and donation
      Best Buy DOES NOT RECYCLE TV's but will recycle other electronics - 610-604-7474
      Staples will accept computers, NO monitors or TV's.   

     List of facilities in Delaware County accepting these items click for list scroll down to Delaware

Yard Waste:

Contractor shall collect, remove and dispose of yard waste placed at curbside in approved paper biodegradable, compostable bags, approved 55 gallon container or tied into bundles no more than 3' in length and weighing no more than 30 lbs. The collection will occur each month on the first and third Wednesday throughout the year or other scheduled time as approved by the Township. Yard waste may consist of tree trimmings, shrubbery, leaves, general yard and garden residues/wastes and other similar material but specifically excluding grass clippings. (grass clippings can be included as part of your regular trash)


Holiday Tree Collection Schedule

In order to be composted, trees must be placed curbside the first 3 Wednesdays in January (January 4,11, and 17, 2017 for collection.

Single Stream Recycling - all recycling may be placed together in the recycling can.  No need to separate. 


Newspapers including the advertisements, junk mail, envelopes with and without windows, all periodicals, cardboard, and other waste paper and similar items can all be placed together in recycling can. 

If you do not rinse out glass, cans and plastics they will be labeled contaminated when they get to the recycling facility and won't be recycled but put in regular trash stream.  Please remove caps from bottles, and DO NOT include any plastic bags.  Your efforts make a difference!  Thank you. 


Clear Glass: empty bottles, jars, food or beverage containers made of clear transparent glass. Expressly excluded are non-container glass, plate glass, blue, green or brown glass, porcelain and ceramic products.

Colored Glass: empty bottles, jars, food or beverage containers made of green and brown glass except non-container glass, plate glass, blue glass, porcelain and ceramic products.


Styrofoam packing is not recyclable.  Please put in regular trash.
Packing peanuts should be saved and reused or taken to a packaging/ shipping store for reuse. Do not include them with your recycling discard with regular trash if unable to reuse.


Rinse all empty aluminum beverage and food containers. Place in recycling container.

Bimetallic Cans:

Rinse empty food or beverage containers consisting of ferrous sides and bottom and an aluminum top - commonly used for pet foods, soups, canned vegetables, etc. Place in recycling container.


Corrugated paper, cardboard or paperboards such as are used in the manufacture of folding paper carton, set-up boxes and similar boxboard products may be placed in the can with other recycling.  Large pieces should be broken down and placed beside the recycling can. 


Empty containers known as HPDE #1 and #2, PET #1 and #2 & #3-#7


Bulk Waste Pick Up


Consider donating your working TV, sofa, chair, bed, dresser or other furniture item before placing it out for bulk trash pick up.  CAADC Donations Warehouse click for complete details


Limit one bulk item per week on your second refuse collection day.  Appliances containing CFC's (see below)

Bulk Waste Items with CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) (freon)

Appliances containing CFC's such as refrigerators, freezers, ice makers, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers check with A. J. Blosenski for rates and to schedule a pickup. Residents may make separate arrangements for disposal as long as it is done in accordance with the 1990 Clean Air Act. H & R Trucking located in Woodlyn, PA, will remove freon and dispose of the appliance for a fee residents may call 610-833-2836 or take the appliance to Recycle Metals, Conchohocken, 610-828-5553 for a smaller fee.


If you dispose of old carpet/rugs, you must cut them up into 3' or 4' sections and tie with twine for easy handling



Contractor shall collect, remove and dispose of leaves at curbside in approved paper compostable, biodegradable bags once each week on Wednesdays between October 1st through December 22nd. There shall be no limit to the number of bags per household. Residents shall place their leaves at curbside, or in case of no curbing, at the end of their property, but at no time within the street.  Leaf bags can also be included in the yard waste collection that takes place the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month throughout the year. 


Used Motor Oil, Anti-Freeze, Car Batteries and Tires:

Take motor oil, antifreeze, and car batteries to a service station that accepts them. Here is a list from the County for recycling these items click to view


Refuse: twice a week


Bulk waste: One item a week. Providence Road is dividing line:


A -West Side of Township

  • Refuse - Tuesday & Friday
  • Bulk - Friday
  • Recyclables - one a week


B -East Side of Township


  • Refuse - Monday & Thursday
  • Bulk - Thursday
  • Recyclables: once a week


A1 - West side of Providence Rd., North of Rt.1 - Tuesday


B3 - East side of Providence Rd., north of Sandy Bank Rd, incl. Sandy Bank Rd. and Greenhill Rd. – Monday


A2 - West side of Providence Rd., south of Rt. 1 - Friday


B4 - East side of Providence Rd., south of Sandy Bank Rd. excl. Sandy Bank Rd. and Greenhill Rd. – Thursday


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